1956Malarkey Roofing Company is founded by Herbert Malarkey-still privately held
1956Malarkey establishes production of saturated felt
1960Malarkey starts producing shingles
1975Malarkey installs the first random lay fiberglass mat machines in Western North America
1976Malarkey introduces fiberglass shingles
1976Malarkey introduces fiberglass Built-Up Roofing (BUR) system
1976Malarkey starts research into using Styrene Butadiene Styrene (SBS) rubber modified polymers in roofing products
1977Malarkey converts shingle product line to metric and introduces the first metric shingle in North America
1977Malarkey introduces the first SBS modified base sheet in North America
1984Malarkey partners with the City of Portland and installs a methane recovery pipeline which reduces its natural gas consumption by over 80 percent.
1981Malarkey is awarded the first Class 'A' fire rating for any SBS Built-Up Roofing system over wood decking
1985Malarkey receives the State of Oregon's Governor's Award for Outstanding Achievements in Energy Conservation for its methane recovery project
1986Malarkey introduces the first SBS modified roofing shingle, named The Alaskan®, which remains a benchmark for shingle quality in North America
1992Malarkey continues research into inorganic fiber mats; submits application for patent on fire-resistant mineral fiber mats for multiple industries
1993Malarkey converts remaining product lines to metric
1994Malarkey produces the first 3M Algae Block shingle, the Hurricane ™
1997Malarkey introduces the first SBS modified laminate shingle, the Legacy®
2003Malarkey opens new production facility in Southgate, California
2006Malarkey receives the Western States Roofing Association's Outstanding Service Award for The Zone®
2001Malarkey obtains patent for The Zone®, which tapers and widens the laminate shingle nailing strip to 13/4 inches (from the standard 3/8 to 1/2)
2009Malarkey releases the Solar Reflective Ecoasis Premium ™ and Ecoasis ™ shingle, listed with the Cool Roof Rating Council.
2011Malarkey expands from the West Coast with a manufacturing plant in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.